| Joan of Arc
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Joan of Arc is considered a national heroine of France and a Catholic saint. A peasant girl born in eastern France who claimed Divine guidance, she led the French army to several important victories during the Hundred Years' War which paved the way for the coronation of Charles VII.
Joan of Arc appeared in a story from the book Classics for Children. Joan of Arc gets told by God to lead the French to victory. So she leads the French against the English in the Hundred Years' War. After a successful attack she was honored by the King before she continued the war. Short after, during a battle, the English capture Joan and put her on trial. She is accused of witchcraft, and sentenced to death. When Joan claims that she was following God's will, an English/Scottish solider reveals that he too was chosen by God, but to lead the English armies against the French. God's voice then excuses Himself by revealing that the two were never supposed to meet he decided to disappeared. Joan of Arc then is being burnt at the stake before Sir Lancelot rescues her, and they escape and live in a spaceship.
Zia Simpson has a picture of Joan of Arc on her wall at the Ultranet.
Terry the Time Travelling Terrier once saved her from a well.
Lisa's dream bedroom has a great wall of great women. Women that are on the wall include Eleanor Roosevelt, Harriet Tubman, Hermione Granger, Joan of Arc, Sacagawea, and Gloria Steinem.
Behind the Laughter
Joan of Arc appears in the "Hot Child in the City" segment of "Tales from the Public Domain". The segment is a re-telling of Joan of Arc with Lisa Simpson cast in the role of Joan of Arc.